Service Change Alert

On August 9, 2020, Pasadena Transit will implement another service change to facilitate social distancing on buses. These service changes include increased service on the highest demand lines, Routes 20 and 31/32; reduced frequency on Routes 40 and 51/52; and the temporary suspension of Route 60. Frequencies beginning August 9 will be: Route 20 weekdays: 12-15 minute service most of the day Route 31/32 weekdays: 18-25 minute service most of the day Route 40 weekdays: 33 minute service all day... continue reading »"Service Change Alert"

Fare Charging

Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride will begin charging fare on July 1, 2020. For more information on fares, please click here. Please note: If you had an active 30 day pass that was interrupted by the Stay at Home order issued on March 16, a new pass will automatically be loaded to your TAP card free of charge. All you need to do is to TAP on a Pasadena Transit bus within 60 days, and the pass will be loaded to... continue reading »"Fare Charging"


Pasadena Transit is working closely with the City of Pasadena Health Department to monitor the COVID-19 situation, also known as Coronavirus. In line with the Safer at Home order, we urge you to use transit only for your essential trips, and to stay home otherwise.  All Pasadena Transit vehicles are cleaned thoroughly at least once daily. This means that every surface from floor to ceiling is disinfected. In addition, operators are cleaning high touch surfaces throughout the day. Pasadena Transit is reviewing... continue reading »"COVID-19"

Pasadena Transit Announces 30 Day Introductory Lower Pricing on Passes

PASADENA, Calif.–Beginning August 2, Pasadena Transit is offering 30-day unlimited ride passes at introductory low prices. All passes are loaded onto Transit Access Pass (TAP) cards allowing passengers to easily TAP and ride. The regular fare pass is $15. With the Metro-issued reduced fare TAP card, a youth pass is $10 and a senior/disabled pass is $7. Passengers are still eligible to receive the discounted transfer rates to other agencies, including Metro rail and bus and Foothill Transit, as long as there... continue reading »"Pasadena Transit Announces 30 Day Introductory Lower Pricing on Passes"

Public Scoping Meeting on the NoHo to Pasadena Transit Corridor

Metro is working to improve bus service connecting the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys with a new type of bus service. This new high quality, reliable Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will link key activity centers and improve access to jobs, entertainment and the regional transit system. The North Hollywood to Pasadena BRT Project extends approximately 18 miles and will provide a connection between the Metro Red, Orange and Gold Lines, as well as Metrolink and other municipal bus... continue reading »"Public Scoping Meeting on the NoHo to Pasadena Transit Corridor"

Pasadena Short Range Transit Plan

Pasadena Short Range Transit Plan The Department of Transportation (DOT) conducted its Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) update. The SRTP guides the next five years of programming of transit service development and investments that support the policy goals for Pasadena Transit and Pasadena Dial-A-Ride. Pasadena Transit is the City’s fixed-route bus service which provides six routes that travel throughout Pasadena, including service to the six Gold Line stations, commercial corridors, major business and employment areas, schools and colleges, parks, medical... continue reading »"Pasadena Short Range Transit Plan"

New Sunday Service and Schedule Changes Effective July 1

Service changes affecting most Pasadena Transit routes will go into effect on July 1, 2018. Specific changes include: Sunday service will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Routes 10, 20, 31/32, 40 & 51 Weekday service is being added on Route 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a bus operating about every 18 minutes Minor schedule adjustments are being made on Routes 10, 20, 31/32, 40 & 51/52 After 10 years, Sunday service is returning to... continue reading »"New Sunday Service and Schedule Changes Effective July 1"

Pasadena Transit Recognized For Its Outstanding Service

Pasadena Transit has been awarded Outstanding Transportation Agency by the California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CalACT), the largest state transit association in the country. This statewide recognition is for Pasadena Transit’s exemplary local transit services and its steady resurgence since 2010 when it was faced with major funding shortfalls. With the support of City Council and the effort of City staff, notable achievements have been made despite significant financial challenges. These accomplishments include the replacement of the entire fleet, new technology that... continue reading »"Pasadena Transit Recognized For Its Outstanding Service"